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Thread: Djauwerda's TTM Success Thread
04-09-2012, 09:50 PM #391
Had a great day with three returns.
Hy Cohen: One of the oldest Cubs that I needed, he pitched one year with the Cubs, in 1955, IIRC. He returned 3/4 (K1AO) in 8 days.
Don Kessinger: The 6X all star returned 4/4 customs in 18 days via his business. He was another of my white elephants. Glad to have him home.
Joe Campbell: His career stat line is Moonlight Grahamish... 1 game, 3 AB, 3 K's. Never made the show again. He returned 3/4 customs in 8 days via his home, K1AO.
04-09-2012, 10:21 PM #392
love that Kessinger return.. Going to try him for sure. great returns
04-12-2012, 05:08 PM #393
Kessinger was another one of my white elephants. Glad I got him.
One more in today. Jack Warner, who pitched with the Cubs for four seasons, returned 3/4 customs in 12 days.
04-12-2012, 07:30 PM #394
Dude, you can't be missing too many of those great Cubs players. Your collection is something to be proud of!
04-12-2012, 08:33 PM #395
If my research is accurate, I'm missing signatures from 26 living alumni that played for the Cubs between 1948-1964.
Of the ones I'm missing:
14: I have sent to with no response back.
2: I haven't made the cards, I can't find suitable (or any) pictures in Cubs uniform.
6: I have made, but have yet to send out.
2: I know they don't sign TTM, so I must wait for a private signing.
1: Isn't signing due to health reasons, won't be able to get him.
What's cool is I've done it all TTM.
I never really expected to do an alumni set, but it's become a great addiction. I can probably pick up some of the others at private signings, too.
04-13-2012, 05:43 PM #396
Have you gotten Jim Willis? That's one of the few lingering cards from my '54 Archives set that I haven't sent out because I've never seen a success since I've been collecting haha. Is he one of the 26?
04-13-2012, 08:04 PM #397
04-24-2012, 09:49 PM #398
This one took awhile, but I'm glad it came home. 30 days round trip from Mr. Bucky Dent. He returned 3/4 (K1AO) via his business in Florida. I sent a $15 donation.
04-24-2012, 10:10 PM #399
Very nice Bucky Dents..
04-24-2012, 10:13 PM #400
I love those Dents...might have to give him a shot!Hidden Content
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